Managed Services Provider CompuCom Hit by Malware


Managed services provider CompuCom was recently targeted in a cyberattack that led to some disruption to customer services and internal operations.

In a statement issued on Wednesday, the MSP said some of its IT systems became infected with a piece of malware, which impacted the services provided to certain customers.

Its investigation is ongoing, but CompuCom said there had been no indication that customers’ systems were “directly impacted by the incident.”

“As soon as we became aware of the situation, we immediately took steps to contain it, and engaged leading cybersecurity experts to begin an investigation. We are also communicating with customers to provide updates about the situation and the actions we are taking,” the company stated.

It added, “We are in the process of restoring customer services and internal operations as quickly and safely as possible.”

CompuCom has not shared any technical information about the incident, but BleepingComputer reported learning that the company was targeted in a ransomware attack.

CompuCom is a wholly owned subsidiary of The ODP Corporation, the company behind OfficeMax and Office Depot. It provides workplace and staff services and technology solutions to companies of all sizes.

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Eduard Kovacs (@EduardKovacs) is a contributing editor at SecurityWeek. He worked as a high school IT teacher for two years before starting a career in journalism as Softpedia’s security news reporter. Eduard holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial informatics and a master’s degree in computer techniques applied in electrical engineering.

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